Year 2015

The Billboard Hot 100 is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. At the end of a year, Billboard publishes an annual list of the 100 most successful songs. The 2015 songs list was published on December 9.

The track Uptown Funk by British producer Mark Ronson, featuring American singer Bruno Mars, was named the number 1 song of 2015. It spent the longest time at number 1 for the year: 14 weeks.

Music Highlights

Katy Perry performed at the halftime show during Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, making it the most watched, most rated, and most tweeted per second halftime show.
The 57th Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. British singer Sam Smith won the most awards with four including: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best New Artist. Beck's Morning Phase won Album of the Year.
The music video for "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry reached 1 billion views on Vevo, making it the first music video by a female artist to do so and the third music video overall to do so. It was the third most-viewed YouTube video of all time, and the most-watched video by a female artist until "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift took both records a month later.
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Taylor Swift was the big winner of the night with four awards, including Video of the Year for "Bad Blood".
The music video for Adele's "Hello" broke the Vevo Record for the most views within a 24-hour span with 27.7 million views, beating out the previous record held by Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood". It also broke the record for shortest time to attain 100 million Vevo views, previously held by Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball"
Former Stone Temple Pilots & Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland is found dead on his tour bus at the age of 48.

2015 Songs

2015 - Billboard Year-End Top 100 Singles

Pos.SongArtist
1Uptown FunkMark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Search on Ebay for: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
2Thinking Out LoudEd Sheeran Search on Ebay for: Ed Sheeran Thinking Out Loud
3See You AgainWiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth Search on Ebay for: Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth See You Again
4Trap QueenFetty Wap Search on Ebay for: Fetty Wap Trap Queen
5SugarMaroon 5 Search on Ebay for: Maroon 5 Sugar
6Shut Up and DanceWalk the Moon Search on Ebay for: Walk the Moon Shut Up and Dance
7Blank SpaceTaylor Swift Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift Blank Space
8Watch MeSilentó Search on Ebay for: Silentó Watch Me
9Earned ItThe Weeknd Search on Ebay for: The Weeknd Earned It
10The HillsThe Weeknd Search on Ebay for: The Weeknd The Hills
11CheerleaderOMI Search on Ebay for: OMI Cheerleader
12Can't Feel My FaceThe Weeknd Search on Ebay for: The Weeknd Can't Feel My Face
13Love Me Like You DoEllie Goulding Search on Ebay for: Ellie Goulding Love Me Like You Do
14Take Me to ChurchHozier Search on Ebay for: Hozier Take Me to Church
15Bad BloodTaylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar Bad Blood
16Lean OnMajor Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ Search on Ebay for: Major Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ Lean On
17Want to Want MeJason Derulo Search on Ebay for: Jason Derulo Want to Want Me
18Shake It OffTaylor Swift Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift Shake It Off
19Where Are Ü NowSkrillex and Diplo featuring Justin Bieber Search on Ebay for: Skrillex and Diplo featuring Justin Bieber Where Are Ü Now
20Fight SongRachel Platten Search on Ebay for: Rachel Platten Fight Song
21679Fetty Wap featuring Remy Boyz Search on Ebay for: Fetty Wap featuring Remy Boyz 679
22Lips Are MovinMeghan Trainor Search on Ebay for: Meghan Trainor Lips Are Movin
23Worth ItFifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink Search on Ebay for: Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink Worth It
24Post to BeOmarion featuring Chris Brown and Jhené Aiko Search on Ebay for: Omarion featuring Chris Brown and Jhené Aiko Post to Be
25Honey, I'm Good.Andy Grammer Search on Ebay for: Andy Grammer Honey, I'm Good.
26I'm Not the Only OneSam Smith Search on Ebay for: Sam Smith I'm Not the Only One
27Good for YouSelena Gomez featuring ASAP Rocky Search on Ebay for: Selena Gomez featuring ASAP Rocky Good for You
28All About That BassMeghan Trainor Search on Ebay for: Meghan Trainor All About That Bass
29StyleTaylor Swift Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift Style
30Hotline BlingDrake Search on Ebay for: Drake Hotline Bling
31Hey MamaDavid Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha, and Afrojack Search on Ebay for: David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha, and Afrojack Hey Mama
32G.D.F.R.Flo Rida featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas Search on Ebay for: Flo Rida featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas G.D.F.R.
33What Do You Mean?Justin Bieber Search on Ebay for: Justin Bieber What Do You Mean?
34PhotographEd Sheeran Search on Ebay for: Ed Sheeran Photograph
35HelloAdele Search on Ebay for: Adele Hello
36StitchesShawn Mendes Search on Ebay for: Shawn Mendes Stitches
37Talking BodyTove Lo Search on Ebay for: Tove Lo Talking Body
38JealousNick Jonas Search on Ebay for: Nick Jonas Jealous
39Time of Our LivesPitbull and Ne-Yo Search on Ebay for: Pitbull and Ne-Yo Time of Our Lives
40Locked AwayR. City featuring Adam Levine Search on Ebay for: R. City featuring Adam Levine Locked Away
41SomebodyNatalie La Rose featuring Jeremih Search on Ebay for: Natalie La Rose featuring Jeremih Somebody
42FourFiveSecondsRihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney Search on Ebay for: Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney FourFiveSeconds
43CenturiesFall Out Boy Search on Ebay for: Fall Out Boy Centuries
44My WayFetty Wap featuring Monty Search on Ebay for: Fetty Wap featuring Monty My Way
45Take Your TimeSam Hunt Search on Ebay for: Sam Hunt Take Your Time
46AnimalsMaroon 5 Search on Ebay for: Maroon 5 Animals
47I Don't Fuck with YouBig Sean featuring E-40 Search on Ebay for: Big Sean featuring E-40 I Don't Fuck with You
48Bitch Better Have My MoneyRihanna Search on Ebay for: Rihanna Bitch Better Have My Money
49Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)Rich Homie Quan Search on Ebay for: Rich Homie Quan Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)
50Nasty FreestyleT-Wayne Search on Ebay for: T-Wayne Nasty Freestyle
51OnlyNicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown Search on Ebay for: Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown Only
52Elastic HeartSia Search on Ebay for: Sia Elastic Heart
53Cool for the SummerDemi Lovato Search on Ebay for: Demi Lovato Cool for the Summer
54RenegadesX Ambassadors Search on Ebay for: X Ambassadors Renegades
55I Don't MindUsher featuring Juicy J Search on Ebay for: Usher featuring Juicy J I Don't Mind
56Love Me HarderAriana Grande and The Weeknd Search on Ebay for: Ariana Grande and The Weeknd Love Me Harder
57Wildest DreamsTaylor Swift Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams
58Stay with MeSam Smith Search on Ebay for: Sam Smith Stay with Me
59You Know You Like ItDJ Snake and AlunaGeorge Search on Ebay for: DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge You Know You Like It
60Uma ThurmanFall Out Boy Search on Ebay for: Fall Out Boy Uma Thurman
617/11Beyoncé Search on Ebay for: Beyoncé 7/11
62The Heart Wants What It WantsSelena Gomez Search on Ebay for: Selena Gomez The Heart Wants What It Wants
63Girl CrushLittle Big Town Search on Ebay for: Little Big Town Girl Crush
64Slow MotionTrey Songz Search on Ebay for: Trey Songz Slow Motion
65Drag Me DownOne Direction Search on Ebay for: One Direction Drag Me Down
66Truffle ButterNicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne Search on Ebay for: Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne Truffle Butter
67One Last TimeAriana Grande Search on Ebay for: Ariana Grande One Last Time
68ChainsNick Jonas Search on Ebay for: Nick Jonas Chains
69All Eyes on YouMeek Mill featuring Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj Search on Ebay for: Meek Mill featuring Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj All Eyes on You
70No TypeRae Sremmurd Search on Ebay for: Rae Sremmurd No Type
71RiptideVance Joy Search on Ebay for: Vance Joy Riptide
72Classic ManJidenna featuring Roman GianArthur Search on Ebay for: Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur Classic Man
73Ex's & Oh'sElle King Search on Ebay for: Elle King Ex's & Oh's
74Dear Future HusbandMeghan Trainor Search on Ebay for: Meghan Trainor Dear Future Husband
75Marvin GayeCharlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor Search on Ebay for: Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor Marvin Gaye
76Like I'm Gonna Lose YouMeghan Trainor featuring John Legend Search on Ebay for: Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend Like I'm Gonna Lose You
77Habits (Stay High)Tove Lo Search on Ebay for: Tove Lo Habits (Stay High)
78The Hanging TreeJames Newton Howard featuring Jennifer Lawrence Search on Ebay for: James Newton Howard featuring Jennifer Lawrence The Hanging Tree
79CoCoO.T. Genasis Search on Ebay for: O.T. Genasis CoCo
80Bang BangJessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Search on Ebay for: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Bang Bang
81Lay Me DownSam Smith Search on Ebay for: Sam Smith Lay Me Down
82TuesdayILoveMakonnen featuring Drake Search on Ebay for: ILoveMakonnen featuring Drake Tuesday
83Hit the QuaniLoveMemphis Search on Ebay for: iLoveMemphis Hit the Quan
84DowntownMacklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, and Grandmaster Caz Search on Ebay for: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, and Grandmaster Caz Downtown
85House PartySam Hunt Search on Ebay for: Sam Hunt House Party
86AyoChris Brown and Tyga Search on Ebay for: Chris Brown and Tyga Ayo
87Kick the Dust UpLuke Bryan Search on Ebay for: Luke Bryan Kick the Dust Up
88BlessingsBig Sean featuring Drake Search on Ebay for: Big Sean featuring Drake Blessings
89BudapestGeorge Ezra Search on Ebay for: George Ezra Budapest
90ChandelierSia Search on Ebay for: Sia Chandelier
91Heartbeat SongKelly Clarkson Search on Ebay for: Kelly Clarkson Heartbeat Song
92Don'tEd Sheeran Search on Ebay for: Ed Sheeran Don't
93GhostElla Henderson Search on Ebay for: Ella Henderson Ghost
94HereAlessia Cara Search on Ebay for: Alessia Cara Here
95WavesMr Probz Search on Ebay for: Mr Probz Waves
96El PerdónNicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias Search on Ebay for: Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias El Perdón
97She KnowsNe-Yo featuring Juicy J Search on Ebay for: Ne-Yo featuring Juicy J She Knows
98Night ChangesOne Direction Search on Ebay for: One Direction Night Changes
99Back to BackDrake Search on Ebay for: Drake Back to Back
100How Deep Is Your LoveCalvin Harris and Disciples Search on Ebay for: Calvin Harris and Disciples How Deep Is Your Love

Year 2015 Number 1's

During 2015, nine singles reached number one on the Hot 100. Ten acts topped the chart as either lead or featured artists, with six—Mark Ronson, Charlie Puth, Kendrick Lamar, OMI, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber—achieving their first Hot 100 number-one single. Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" was the longest-running number-one of the year, leading the chart for fourteen weeks; it subsequently topped the Billboard Year-End Hot 100.
Taylor Swift earned her third and fourth number-one singles with "Blank Space" and "Bad Blood".
The Weeknd earned his first and second number-one singles with "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills".
Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?" debuted at number one, becoming the twenty-third song to do so.
Adele's "Hello" debuted at number one, becoming the twenty-fourth song to do so.

2015 - Billboard Number 1 Singles

Weeks on 1SongArtist
14Uptown FunkMark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Search on Ebay for: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
12See You AgainWiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth Search on Ebay for: Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth See You Again
7HelloAdele Search on Ebay for: Adele Hello
6The HillsThe Weeknd Search on Ebay for: The Weeknd The Hills
6CheerleaderOMI Search on Ebay for: OMI Cheerleader
3Can't Feel My FaceThe Weeknd Search on Ebay for: The Weeknd Can't Feel My Face
2Blank SpaceTaylor Swift Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift Blank Space
1Bad BloodTaylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar Search on Ebay for: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar Bad Blood
1What Do You Mean?Justin Bieber Search on Ebay for: Justin Bieber What Do You Mean?